Empirical Formula

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NatBrown1I
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Empirical Formula

Postby NatBrown1I » Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:17 pm

What is the empirical formula when mass is not equal to 100?

uhedlund
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Re: Empirical Formula

Postby uhedlund » Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:25 pm

Using percentages, you can calculate as though the sample were 100 g. Example: 60% O, 30% H, 10% N. Use 60 g O, 30 g H, and 10 g N.


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